Shed and tree blaze is tackled by firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS were scrambled to the scene of a blaze involving a shed and several trees in Ipswich on Tuesday.

Two crews from Ipswich were called to the scene in Stratford Road, Ipswich, at about 5.40pm.

Two hosereels and a jet were used by firefighters as they fought to bring the blaze under control.

A spokesman said the fire had been extinguished at about 6.40pm yesterday.

Firefighters were called out to a number of fires on Tuesday.


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At 5.51pm, one crew from Woodbridge was called to an out of control bonfire in Grundisburgh – the blaze was extinguished at 6.19pm.

Firefighters were also called to a park bench fire in Lowestoft at 4.46pm and a field fire in Worlington at 1.48pm.

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